There are 3 types of frames used in the 802.11 layer 2 communications happening over the air which manages and controls the wireless link.
In this blog we will have a detailed look at all the management frame packet captures.
Management Frames: Management frames are used by stations to join and leave a BSS (Basic Service Sets).
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Below is the packet capture of each of these frames. These are captured over the air using Saavius adapter and Omnipeek software.
Check out some important elements points in the re-association request frames
Beacon: Notice some important elements inside the Beacon frames.
ATIM (Announcement traffic indication message):
In the next section, I shall add the packet capture of control and data frames